Living closely with animals, birds and magic, Rosie creates evocative, lush stories. She loves telling her own and traditional tales to mixed age audiences where families and friends share together. She writes poetry and short stories, performing at slams and literary events.
Rosie tells tales and poetry all over, from Shetland to London, Aberdeen to Dublin and beyond. She hosts live story events in Ayr and takes story walks round Ayrshire including Burns’ Cottage in Alloway.
She is an accredited storyteller within the Scottish Storytelling Network, has PVG disclosure, and is insured for public liability and as Outdoor Activity provider. She is a qualified Forest School Leader for learning in the outdoors.
Rosie Mapplebeck is listed as a storyteller and writer for event funding by the Live Literature Trust (Scottish Book Trust).
She is a facilitator for the pioneering Living Voices project, which brings song, story, poetry and other prompts to share and prompt conversations with older people including those with dementia.